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tonight, securities on the forefront of baltimore county school employees after two major gun incidents since the school year began. they met today to review the security measures now in place. our education reporter is live at school headquarters with more on the meeting. >> the superintendent will be first to tell you these have been trying times for the school system. all the more reason, he says, for people to become more aware of their surroundings. >> the district-wide safety meetings were in response to gun incidents at perry hall high school and stammers run middle school. school principals were also ordered to review school crisis plans already on the books. the school system's communications director says there is a reason why the superintendent is calling for review. >> we want to make sure that people are really paying attention, that teachers are comfortable with their crisis plans, and more importantly, that students are included so that they know what to do in the event of an incident in a school. >> decides to call -- besides the call for more imports, the district plans
breaking news from baltimore this morning where several media outlets are reporting that former ravens owner art modell has died. he had been hospitalized yesterday at johns hopkins for organ failure. modell purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city, but made him hated back in cleveland. the 87-year-old modell still held a 1% stake in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but some of you will c
. the refs will be taking the field starting tonight as the browns take on the ravens in baltimore. the fans got loud getting this deal done with more than 70,000 fans around the world making their voices heard in voicemails to nfl offices after the monday night game that gave the seahawks a win over the packers in one of the most controversial calls in nfl history. nfl commissioner roger goodell said this. this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating. yes, we do. live at the news desk, tony tull, news4. >>> this morning, more than 1,000 pepco workers are a step closer to going on strike. union reps will go back to pepco to try to get a new deal. if no deal is reached, workers will vote on whether to strike. the labor battle comes as pep co got the go ahead for a rate hike in the district. the d.c. public service commission approved a partial rate increase and that can mean an extra $2.60 a month for the average customer. >>> ken cuccinelli approved a plan to impose strict
and questionable travel spending. >>> the man who brought the ravens to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins. modell's praised in maryland but vilified in cleveland after moving the browns to baltimore back in 1996. he eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's position, but a cleveland television station is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> a traffic alert now for drivers in northern virginia. a busy off-ramp in tysons corner will soon be back open. at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, crews will reopen the ramp from southbound 123 to westbound route 7. drivers have been using a temporary ramp. the regular rp had been closed while a tunnel was being built for metro's silver line. >>> 5:06 now, 76 degrees. a neighborhood on alert. a man bruised and beaten is sharing his story. >>> and the airline known for low fares that's now on the way to our region. >>> plus, hot and sticky weather. is relief on the way soon? storm team 4 meteorologist [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your
in turn sold it to an american businessman whose wife loaned it to the baltimore museum of art in 1931. >> we're all quite excited. it's not every day a renoir walks in the door. >> reporter: excitement turned to disappointment when just this week it was learned that renoir was stolen property, lifted from the walls of the baltimore museum in 1951. maryland resident steven virges thought he knew excitement as an actor in italy, but the frenzy over the renoir has made him take a second look at a painting he picked up in south america. >> i think it's probably edward munch and i picked it up in lima in the antique section of old town lie match. >> reporter: as for that renoir -- lima. >> reporter: as for that renoir, it's not clear who stole it and where it surfaced this summer. tonight the fbi is investigating the the -- investigating. the baltimore museum of art wants the renoir back and no word yet if the woman will get anything out of this deal. on another topic, it's raining here in alexandria. tell topper. >> thank you, andrea. >>> fairfax county police on the hunt now for a cr
to the "baltimore sun," his cousin plays on the school's football team. and the school's top athletic trainer saved the victim's life by treating him until paramedics got to the scene. still no arrests have been made in this case. >>> a maryland state delegate convicted of stealing from the general assembly is expected to enter another guilty plea. delegate tiffany alston of bowie was convicted in june for stealing $800 to pay a salary for her employee at a private law office. now she's facing a second criminal charge. prosecutors say she dipped into her 2010 campaign to buy a wedding dress and pay for other expenses. >>> despite reports out of cuba, u.s. officials say there is no offer on the table to bring a maryland contractor jailed in that country home. the cuban diplomat said yesterday that her country was willing to negotiate with the u.s. for the release of alan gross. the state department, though, says it has not received any cooperation on a deal. they also believe cuba wants to trade for cuban agents jailed in the u.s. gross is serving a 15-year sentence for illegally bringing internet e
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